The International Cricket Council (ICC) has allocated the highest-ever amount for upcoming Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.
The international cricket governing body will distribute prizes worth USD 10 million during the upcoming mega event – with the champions of the tournament bagging $4 million along with the glittering trophy. This is the highest prize pot in WC history.
The runner-up team will be given a solidarity prize of Rs. $ 2 million while the losing semi-finalist teams will get $800,000 each at the end of the 46-day tournament kicking off from May 30 in England and Wales.
“There are prizes for each league match won, in what promises to be a competitive tournament with the world’s best playing each other in a round-robin format,” ICC said in its press release.
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Prize Money
|ICC CWC 2019 – Prize Money||Prize||Total Allocation|
|Losing Semi-finalists (2)||$800,000||$1,600,000|
|Winner of League Matches (45)||$40,000||$1,800,000|
|Teams that pass the League Stage (6)||$ 100,000||$ 100,000|